SUNDERLAND'S OLYMPIANS AND PARALYMPIANS will be honoured by their home city on Monday (12 December).
One of the UK’s most successful athletes and a champion of the North East’s business community are to receive Honorary Doctorates from the University...
STAFF at a North-East contact centre were on hand to inspire a group of unemployed learners looking to get back into work this month...
AN Olympic gymnast has inspired students to ‘have no regrets’ at a ceremony to recognise outstanding academic effort and achievement.
STUDENTS were given some golden advice from a former pupil who overcame adversity to achieve Paralympic glory.
When Dr Gill Owens from Yarm became one of the first 500 people in the UK to altruistically donate a kidney in March 2015, little did she think that it would lead to her representing her country in a sports event.
Hambleton’s new triathlon club named ‘HaTric’ ran their first event earlier this month.
County Durham Olympic silver medallist rower Jessica Eddie is encouraging young people to think twice before jumping into rivers as the warm summer weather continues.
Thomas Hamer has won a silver medal in the men’s 200m freestyle S14 final at the Rio Paralympic Games.
Jarrow’s Josef Craig MBE has won a bronze medal in the men’s 100m freestyle S8 final at the Rio Paralympic Games.
Laurence Whiteley and Lauren Rowles have won gold in the TA (trunk and arms) mixed double sculls, at the Rio Paralympic Games.
Kadeena Cox has become the first British Paralympian to win a medal in two sports at the same Games since 1988.
On only the second day of the Rio Paralympic Games, sprinter Jonnie Peacock added a seventh gold medal to Great Britain's early medal haul.
Redcar’s Terry Bywater, 33, got off to a strong start at the Paralympic Games in Rio, helping his wheelchair basketball side to win their...
Teesside’s Matt Crossen has opened his Rio 2016 account, playing as part of Great Britain’s 7-a-side team on day one of the Paralympic Games. ParalympicsGB suffered a 2-1 defeat against host-nation Brazil in the Deodoro Stadium.